STEVE Jobs has long been hailed as one of the most prominent tech geniuses of our generation.
Jobs amassed a vast net worth before his passing in 2011.
What would Steve Jobs’ net worth be if he was alive today?
Jobs was an American business magnate, industrial designer, investor and media proprietor.
He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO) and cofounder of Apple Inc. and the chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar.
He was also a member of The Walt Disney Company’s board of directors and the founder, chairman and CEO of NeXT.
Jobs is widely known for his efforts in the personal computer revolution in the 1970s and 1980s, along with his early business partner and fellow Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
Jobs helped usher in the era of personal computers and then led a cultural transformation in the way music, movies and mobile communications are obtained.
According to The New York Times, Jobs considered himself a “technology leader, choosing the best people possible, encouraging and prodding them, and making the final call on product design.”
Jobs’ family had an estimated net worth of $20billion according to Forbes.
In an update in 2020, Forbes reported that the family net worth had risen to an estimated $21.1billion.
Most of Steve Job’s money was left to his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, who invested it.
How did Steve Jobs die?
Jobs died on October 5, 2011 at age 56 from pancreatic cancer complications.
Despite a long and public journey with the disease, he remained the face of Apple as he underwent treatment.
A frail Jobs continued to introduce new products for a global market in his trademark blue jeans.
In 2004, Jobs underwent surgery, received a transplant in 2009, and took three medical leaves of absence as Apple’s chief executive before stepping down in August 2011.
Was Steve Jobs married?
He was married to Laurene Powell Jobs and had three daughters named Lisa, Erin and Eve, and one son named Reed.
In 2019 Eve contributed to a US bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games. She has been studying at Stanford University.
In late January 2021, articles appeared online about Eve Jobs dating Yellow Lights singer Harry Hudson.
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